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You are having localized itchiness involving both breasts, and are usually triggered by having a shower. You may have an allergic reaction to the brassiere you are wearing, either in the fabric itself or in the detergent you are using in washing it. There is also a possibility of a localized skin infection causing the itchiness.
The dark patches are secondary to frequent scratching, causing hyperpigmentation (darkening of the skin) and hyperkeratosis (thickening of the skin).
For the mean time, you can take any antihistamine (Cetirizine or Loratidine). You should also consult your doctor for further evaluation and management.
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There is no evidence to suggest breast itching may lead to cancer. It is a non-specific symptom and can be caused by a lot of things. Breast cancer results from genetic mutations involving several genes. There are risk factors for its development.
The darkening and thickening of the skin can be cured. First of all, the cause should be determined so that appropriate management can be given. There are topical keratolytics that can address the thickening of the skin. But it is best to consult your doctor.
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